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  • Suspect Nabbed in Shooting Death of Nassau County Cop

    Suspect Nabbed in Shooting Death of Nassau County Cop
    The grim-faced County Executive of Nassau, Long Island--Edward Mangano--announced the shooting death of 29-year-old police officer, Arthur Lopez, during a traffic stop in Bellerose Terrace Tuesday morning.  Lopez is the second Nassau cop to die in the...
  • Hurricane Sandy heads for Jamaica, gets stronger

    Hurricane Sandy heads for Jamaica, gets stronger
    [Updated 11:05 a.m.] Sandy is now a Category 1 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. [Updated 6:44 a.m. ET] Jamaica's international airports are closed as Tropical Storm Sandy approaches.  They...
  • Hurricane Sandy hits Bahamas; brings brisk winds to Florida

    Hurricane Sandy hits Bahamas; brings brisk winds to Florida
    Hurricane Sandy dropped in strength to a Category 1 storm as it pounded the Bahamas with battering winds and rain on Friday, sweeping over the island chain after killing 21 people across the Caribbean and posing a menacing threat to the U.S. East Coast....
  • Hurricane Sandy update: Storm strengthens, could strike Delmarva

    Hurricane Sandy update: Storm strengthens, could strike Delmarva
    Hurricane Sandy is a category 2 storm with 105 mph winds, and though it will be weaker than that five days from now, it could wreak havoc anywhere from the Delmarva Peninsula to Cape Cod, an increasing number of models are showing. The storm is still...
  • TIPS AND RESOURCES: Coping with Sandy's Aftermath

    TIPS AND RESOURCES: Coping with Sandy's Aftermath
    Hurricane Sandy may have left the area, but her effects are still being felt in the tri-state area. Here are some helpful resources and tips to keep in mind: NEED TO KNOW Gov. Cuomo announced Thursday that, starting Friday, New Yorkers whose homes or...
  • Woman receives life sentence in connection to 2009 murder of man in White Marsh apartment

    Woman receives life sentence in connection to 2009 murder of man in White Marsh apartment
    A Jamaican woman received a life sentence Friday for murder in connection with the 2009 death of a man in a White Marsh apartment – after which officials say she and her co-conspirators dismembered the body and disposed of pieces in the Loch Raven...
  • Baltimore man, 81, loses his home following lottery fraud

    Baltimore man, 81, loses his home following lottery fraud
    The first caller told Norman Breidenbaugh he had won $2.5 million in a foreign sweepstakes, but there was a catch: Breidenbaugh needed to send $2,000 in fees before collecting his earnings. Other calls followed, promising Breidenbaugh millions more...
  • Out of the Blue: Support for the music

    Laguna Beach should be celebrated as a music colony — especially for world-class reggae — as much as an art colony. It started back in the late '70s, when Laguna native Eric "Redz" Morton was 21 and gigging as the bassist in a L.A. Latin...
  • Your Scene: Uplifting experience in Jamaica

    Your Scene: Uplifting experience in Jamaica
    After recovering from serious health problems, Richard Lowe traveled to Jamaica to celebrate life. “This vacation was my gift to myself for surviving,” he said. Seeing this pair afloat above the waters off Negril Beach, in western Jamaica,...
  • Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce On Being The World's Fastest Woman

    Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce On Being The World's Fastest Woman
    Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is currently the fastest woman in the world. In the 2008 Olympic Games Shelly-Ann was a mere 21 years-old when she became the first Caribbean woman to win 100m gold at the Olympics. This year in London, she successfully defended...
  • MTA Officer Stabbed In Eye; Shoots Suspect Dead

    MTA Officer Stabbed In Eye; Shoots Suspect Dead
    Police arrived to the LIRR station in Queens Wednesday to find that an MTA officer had been stabbed and the suspect was found shot dead at the scene, according to MTA officials and police. The suspect, unprovoked, attacked Officer John Barnett by pulling...